Press Esc to close
Friday 06 March 2015
News updated at 10:16 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.7°C
Min : 16.9°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Man offers reward to suspended BJP MLA to vote for govt;nabbed

Ranchi, July 16 (PTI)
File Photo.

A man has been arrested for allegedly offering a suitable reward to a former minister to vote in favour of the newly formed government headed by Hemant Soren in Jharkhand.

The man called suspended BJP MLA Baijanath Ram and offered him "suitable reward" if he voted in favour of the government during the trust vote.

Ram called the police around midnight last and the accused was arrested.

The police took the accused to the Doranda police station here for interrogation.

An FIR has been filed in the case, Senior Superintendent of Police Saket Kumar Singh said today.

Ram, along with a woman BJP leader, was suspended on "bigamy" charge a couple of months ago.

His vote is crucial when the Hemant Soren-led government takes the floor test.

The government has convened the Assembly on July 18 with vote of confidence being the house business soon after Soren was sworn in as the CM on July 13.

The JMM-Congress-RJD’s ruling coalition has 43 MLAs in the 82-member House.

Two JMM MLAs, Sita Soren and Nalin Soren, are in absconding list of the police.

Sita Soren is facing abduction charges while Nalin Soren, the former agriculture minister in the erstwhile Madhu Koda government, is wanted in a seed scam.

To have a smooth sailing, the Hemant Soren-led government has to ascertain presence of all their supporting legislators when the House meets on Thursday.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523